Twitter Temporarily Suspends Israeli Lawmaker Who Said Ahed Tamimi Should Have Been Shot

Twitter temporarily suspended the account of Deputy Knesset Speaker, MK Bezalel Smotrich, after he posted that Palestinian child prisoner Ahed Tamimi should have been shot in the kneecap.

According to Haaretz, the MK’s account was suspended for 12 hours and he was instructed to delete the tweet; Smotrich said he would refuse and would appeal Twitter’s demand that he do so.

Source: Palestine Chronicle